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I am looking for a birth control pill. I want one that will stop my period and I will only experience spotting, also I want one that will cure acne. Please help as soon as possible! Please!

A health care provider at your local Planned Parenthood health center can help you decide which pill would best for you.

The pill has many benefits. Combination and progestin-only pills

  • reduce menstrual cramps
  • make periods lighter
  • offer some protection against pelvic inflammatory disease, which often leads to infertility when left untreated
  • The combination pill offers many other benefits, including some protection against

  • acne
  • bone thinning
  • breast growths that are not cancer
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • endometrial and ovarian cancers
  • serious infection in the ovaries, tubes, and uterus
  • iron deficiency anemia
  • cysts in the breasts and ovaries
  • premenstrual symptoms, including headaches and depression
  • bad cramps
  • heavy and/or irregular periods
  • Combination pills can be used to control when and how often you have your period. Some pills are specially packaged for women to have only a few periods a year. Other pills can also be used continuously to prevent having periods.

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